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Bloomberg’s New European Headquarters Rated World’s Most Sustainable Office Building

Opening later this month in the City of London, Bloomberg’s new European headquarters is the world’s most sustainable office building, as designed. The building achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating against the BREEAM sustainability assessment method, with a 98.5% score.

Key Center Lobby Reposition

Following the purchase of the 23-story Key Center, Bellevue, Wash., the new building owners quickly determined the need to update the common areas of the building which had grown tired since the building’s completion in 2000. The design solution was to treat the lobby as a series of seven rooms, or stage sets—merging notions of work and hospitality—that were connected through color and seating arrangements.

The Belltown Collective designed by Robert Hutchison Architecture

The new 10,000 square foot Belltown Collective, designed by Robert Hutchison Architecture (RHA), is located on the ground floor and basement level of an early 20th century storefront building at 2231 1st Ave, in what was once Egbert’s furniture showroom.

DuPage Airport uses EXTECH systems to enhance aesthetics and energy efficiency

Specified as the basis of design for DuPage Airport’s new hangar, EXTECH’s innovative LIGHTWALL and SKYGARD systems use highly insulating, 100 percent recyclable structural cellular polycarbonate with aluminum framing.

The John and Kathy Schreiber Center at Loyola University Chicago

The John and Kathy Schreiber Center is the new home of Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business Administration. Located on a small corner parcel in the University’s dense urban Water Tower Campus, the restricted site required an innovative, 10-story vertical design solution to accommodate a 150,000-square-foot program composed of lecture and active learning classrooms, a business analytics lab, faculty offices, career services center, numerous breakout spaces, and a conference center.

LMN Architects announce groundbreaking of the new Broad College of Business Pavilion at Michigan State University

LMN Architects announce the groundbreaking of MSU’s new three-story, 100,000-square-foot Broad College of Business Pavilion. This project transforms the decades-old existing facility into a cohesive complex at the forefront of modern business education.

Sound Transit’s University of Washington Station designed by LMN Architects

More than a light rail station, Sound Transit’s University of Washington Station, designed by LMN Architects, adds multiple facets to the urban fabric at the intersection of Montlake Boulevard and Pacific Street.

Lacombe Lift Station Concrete Waterproofing Project

The Lacombe Lift Station was recently built in Red Deer in Alberta, Canada, to accommodate the area’s population increase as well as to upgrade the existing sewage/wastewater systems that served the local population.  The engineers on the project, Stantec, wanted a proven, leak-proof waterproofing system to protect the station and selected W. R. MEADOWS’ building envelope membranes.

Clemson University creates “chapel for food”

Clemson University, as part of its redevelopment of its “Core Campus,” hired Sasaki to design a new dining facility that addressed the growing demand for contemporary dining options in support of the university’s goals of retaining more sophomore students on campus and maintaining its position in the top 20 national public universities.

Expansion of COR Cellars winery

COR Cellars is located on Old Highway 8 just outside of Lyle, Washington in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. Within a designated National Scenic Area, the site offers stunning views to the surrounding carved mountainsides characteristic of the gorge and to the south across the river to Mount Hood. The project is a large expansion to an existing winery founded in 2004 by owner Luke Bradford.

Pathways Innovation Center and Roosevelt High School feature EXTECH custom sunscreen and translucent façade

Beyond the need for new and updated school buildings, the School District’s overall goal was to provide an environment that allows for the advanced technology necessary to “prepare children for success in a world we cannot yet imagine,” says Scott Krenner, the project’s design lead and senior associate at Cuningham Group. “Rather than follow a traditional vocational approach, this high school presents new pathways to success; a way to shine that may not be found in standardized tests. Here, their inventive thinking and new skills are much more visible.”

A new home for the Houston Area Safety Council

The new state-of-the-art campus features a striking look that is emphasized by the glittering Texas sun and colorful sunrises and sunsets. Beyond the façade, which is a source of pride for employees and visitors, the facility holds 65,000 square feet of comfortable training space situated on 34 acres of land, with room to grow.

SageGlass completes dynamic glass installation at University of Colorado Boulder

“By incorporating innovative building materials like SageGlass, students will be able to dine, study and relax in an environment free from heat gain and glare,” said Tom Goodhew, assistant director of planning and design at CU Boulder. “The use of such materials also helps make the Village Center a model for sustainability, a goal CU Boulder strives to achieve with all of its building initiatives.”

KEXP Headquarters, a landmarked building reborn as a light-filled global music hub

“KEXP connects people through music. Our goal as architects and designers was to see that connection translated and amplified through physical space. Now, they not only connect with people over the airwaves, but in person via the public gathering space and at a community level by physically connecting the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood with Seattle Center. We felt this was a perfect expression of their ambitions to be not just a radio station but a worldwide community music hub.” — Kyle Gaffney, co-designer of KEXP and co-founder, SkB Architects

NBC Sports 2016 Summer Olympics Studio case study

Rio de Janeiro was announced as the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics in October 2009, allowing more than five years to plan and build the Olympic venues. However, just five months before the games began, ReSource New Jersey was contracted to work with NBC Sports, HD Studio, and blackwalnut Fabricators on the design, procurement, fabrication, logistics, and installation of the NBC Sports 2016 Summer Olympics Studio.

Rowan University’s new Holly Pointe Commons designed for accessibility and sustainability

Designed by Erdy McHenry Architecture, the 303,000-square-foot building showcases a modern aesthetic and serpentine-shaped footprint. Standing 75 feet high, Holly Pointe Commons includes a four-story and a seven-story building interconnected by a study bridge. Its façade is constructed of metal panels and Wausau 2250i INvent™ Series windows.

7 Bryant Park melds curved glass, stainless steel spandrels and transparent openings

That distinct design gesture is complemented by extra-large panels of Solarban 60 on Starphire® low-iron glass, which the architects specified to provide unobstructed park views while mitigating the heating and cooling loads associated with a glass-walled building. Horizontal spandrels finished with stainless steel add another element of texture, reflecting sunlight during the day and colored lights in the evening.

Royal Hawaiian Center features new Super Sky skylights with finishing by Linetec

The Center’s refreshed exterior seamlessly blends with its lush surroundings, including an added green gathering space for entertainment and cultural programming. On Buildings A and C, designed by Architects Hawaii Ltd. (AHL), skylight systems by Super Sky Products Enterprises, LLC showcase natural light and views. Linetec painted the skylight’s aluminum framing members in a durable, 70 percent PVDF resin-based coating to protecting against the intense sunlight, heavy rains, high humidity and salt spray.

Lifescapes International completes landscape design for Paradise City

“We understood that the project needed to highlight South Korea’s rich cultural identity, while also attracting international business,” continues Brinkerhoff-Jacobs. “By integrating a diverse range of native plants, we were able to preserve the integrity of the cultural experience, while also bringing the excitement of Las Vegas in a way that would drive tourism and put South Korea on the map for future travel.”

Springfield Union Station restored with historically accurate Custom Windows by Wausau

Reopened on June 25, 2017, Massachusetts’ Springfield Union Station was restored to its former grandeur with modern improvements, including energy-efficient, historically accurate Custom Window™ by Wausau double-hung and fixed windows.

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Key Center Lobby Reposition

Key Center Lobby Reposition

Following the purchase of the 23-story Key Center, Bellevue, Wash., the new building owners quickly determined the need to update the common areas of the building which had grown tired since the building’s completion in 2000. The design solution was to treat the lobby as a series of seven rooms, or stage sets—merging notions of work and hospitality—that were connected through color and seating arrangements.

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The John and Kathy Schreiber Center at Loyola University Chicago

The John and Kathy Schreiber Center at Loyola University Chicago

The John and Kathy Schreiber Center is the new home of Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business Administration. Located on a small corner parcel in the University’s dense urban Water Tower Campus, the restricted site required an innovative, 10-story vertical design solution to accommodate a 150,000-square-foot program composed of lecture and active learning classrooms, a business analytics lab, faculty offices, career services center, numerous breakout spaces, and a conference center.

read more
Lacombe Lift Station Concrete Waterproofing Project

Lacombe Lift Station Concrete Waterproofing Project

The Lacombe Lift Station was recently built in Red Deer in Alberta, Canada, to accommodate the area’s population increase as well as to upgrade the existing sewage/wastewater systems that served the local population.  The engineers on the project, Stantec, wanted a proven, leak-proof waterproofing system to protect the station and selected W. R. MEADOWS’ building envelope membranes.

read more
Clemson University creates “chapel for food”

Clemson University creates “chapel for food”

Clemson University, as part of its redevelopment of its “Core Campus,” hired Sasaki to design a new dining facility that addressed the growing demand for contemporary dining options in support of the university’s goals of retaining more sophomore students on campus and maintaining its position in the top 20 national public universities.

read more
Expansion of COR Cellars winery

Expansion of COR Cellars winery

COR Cellars is located on Old Highway 8 just outside of Lyle, Washington in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. Within a designated National Scenic Area, the site offers stunning views to the surrounding carved mountainsides characteristic of the gorge and to the south across the river to Mount Hood. The project is a large expansion to an existing winery founded in 2004 by owner Luke Bradford.

read more
Pathways Innovation Center and Roosevelt High School feature EXTECH custom sunscreen and translucent façade

Pathways Innovation Center and Roosevelt High School feature EXTECH custom sunscreen and translucent façade

Beyond the need for new and updated school buildings, the School District’s overall goal was to provide an environment that allows for the advanced technology necessary to “prepare children for success in a world we cannot yet imagine,” says Scott Krenner, the project’s design lead and senior associate at Cuningham Group. “Rather than follow a traditional vocational approach, this high school presents new pathways to success; a way to shine that may not be found in standardized tests. Here, their inventive thinking and new skills are much more visible.”

read more
A new home for the Houston Area Safety Council

A new home for the Houston Area Safety Council

The new state-of-the-art campus features a striking look that is emphasized by the glittering Texas sun and colorful sunrises and sunsets. Beyond the façade, which is a source of pride for employees and visitors, the facility holds 65,000 square feet of comfortable training space situated on 34 acres of land, with room to grow.

read more
SageGlass completes dynamic glass installation at University of Colorado Boulder

SageGlass completes dynamic glass installation at University of Colorado Boulder

“By incorporating innovative building materials like SageGlass, students will be able to dine, study and relax in an environment free from heat gain and glare,” said Tom Goodhew, assistant director of planning and design at CU Boulder. “The use of such materials also helps make the Village Center a model for sustainability, a goal CU Boulder strives to achieve with all of its building initiatives.”

read more
KEXP Headquarters, a landmarked building reborn as a light-filled global music hub

KEXP Headquarters, a landmarked building reborn as a light-filled global music hub

“KEXP connects people through music. Our goal as architects and designers was to see that connection translated and amplified through physical space. Now, they not only connect with people over the airwaves, but in person via the public gathering space and at a community level by physically connecting the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood with Seattle Center. We felt this was a perfect expression of their ambitions to be not just a radio station but a worldwide community music hub.” — Kyle Gaffney, co-designer of KEXP and co-founder, SkB Architects

read more
NBC Sports 2016 Summer Olympics Studio case study

NBC Sports 2016 Summer Olympics Studio case study

Rio de Janeiro was announced as the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics in October 2009, allowing more than five years to plan and build the Olympic venues. However, just five months before the games began, ReSource New Jersey was contracted to work with NBC Sports, HD Studio, and blackwalnut Fabricators on the design, procurement, fabrication, logistics, and installation of the NBC Sports 2016 Summer Olympics Studio.

read more
7 Bryant Park melds curved glass, stainless steel spandrels and transparent openings

7 Bryant Park melds curved glass, stainless steel spandrels and transparent openings

That distinct design gesture is complemented by extra-large panels of Solarban 60 on Starphire® low-iron glass, which the architects specified to provide unobstructed park views while mitigating the heating and cooling loads associated with a glass-walled building. Horizontal spandrels finished with stainless steel add another element of texture, reflecting sunlight during the day and colored lights in the evening.

read more
Royal Hawaiian Center features new Super Sky skylights with finishing by Linetec

Royal Hawaiian Center features new Super Sky skylights with finishing by Linetec

The Center’s refreshed exterior seamlessly blends with its lush surroundings, including an added green gathering space for entertainment and cultural programming. On Buildings A and C, designed by Architects Hawaii Ltd. (AHL), skylight systems by Super Sky Products Enterprises, LLC showcase natural light and views. Linetec painted the skylight’s aluminum framing members in a durable, 70 percent PVDF resin-based coating to protecting against the intense sunlight, heavy rains, high humidity and salt spray.

read more
Lifescapes International completes landscape design for Paradise City

Lifescapes International completes landscape design for Paradise City

“We understood that the project needed to highlight South Korea’s rich cultural identity, while also attracting international business,” continues Brinkerhoff-Jacobs. “By integrating a diverse range of native plants, we were able to preserve the integrity of the cultural experience, while also bringing the excitement of Las Vegas in a way that would drive tourism and put South Korea on the map for future travel.”

read more

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